COP-13 on Migratory Species: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

CMS COP 13: Insects Decline to be discussed for the first time

Published: February 17, 2020

The United Nations Conference of Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP-13) is to discuss the effects of insects decline on migratory species for the first time. Highlights According to Convention on Migratory Species, around half of the insect species are declining. Also, the third phase which is insect extinction is to begin. ..

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GoI released Draft Visionary Perspective Plan (2020-30) to Conserve Avian Ecosystem ahead of CMS COP-13

Published: February 12, 2020

Ahead of the Conservation of Migratory Species Conference of Parties-13 (CMS COP-13), the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has introduced a draft Visionary Perspective Plan (2020-2030) to conserve ecosystems, habitats, avian diversity and landscapes in the country. Visionary Perspective Plan (2020-2030) According to the draft, there are 1,317 bird species in India. Out ..

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India to host 13th COP of UN’s Conservation of Migratory Species; PM Modi to inaugurate

Published: February 10, 2020

The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals is to be held in India between February 17, 2020 and February 22, 2020. The Conference is called the CMS-COP-13 in short. The Conference is to be hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on ..

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Great Indian Bustard is the Mascot for COP-13 on Migratory Species

Published: February 9, 2019

The Union Government has announced the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) as the mascot for the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Convention on the conservation of migratory species (CMS) to be held in Gujarat next year. The logo, mascot and the website for the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) was launched by the Union Minister for Environment, Forests and ..

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